SUMMER 2021

  WORKSHOPS

 

 

High School Raku Workshops:  

Session 1:  May 28-May 30  TIMBERLINE HIGH

Session 2:  May 31 - June 2  TIMBERLINE HIGH

Session 3:  June 3 - 5  TWIN FALLS HIGH

Session 4:  June 11-13  MERIDIAN HIGH

(If you would like to schedule your school for a Raku workshop, contact the school today)

FULL

 

 

 

 2021 Soda Fire Session I: 2 weeks

 Friday, July 9th -- Thursday, July 22nd

 FULL

 

 

 

 

2021 Session II:  2  weeks

Community Building

through Clay -

reduced fee for work

Friday, July 30 -

Friday August 13th

2 spots left

 

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2021  - Three Day Weekend Workshop, Ceramic Masks and Assemblage

June 25, 26, 27

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We offer one or two two-week long workshops every summer, devoted to throwing on the potters wheel as well as hand-building.   Program design is customized to fit the needs of each individual student. We also offer short weekend workshops.

Topics covered vary depending on the individuals enrolled in the workshop but can include the basics of getting started on the wheel--centering, learning to throw functional forms as well as more advanced topics like altering thrown pots, learning to throw larger pots, developing your own glazes using natural materials in your environment, and so forth. We work with a couple of different stoneware clay bodies we purchase pre-mixed, glaze it raw (i.e. no bisque fire), and single fire in a soda kiln to cone 10 using propane as fuel. 
In addition, we have a raku kiln for doing some extra firing while waiting for the big kilns to cool at the end of a session.
 
Class sizes are small (we limit the residency to 6 participants) so there is ample opportunity for one-on-one interaction with the instructor(s).   Positions are filled first come first serve with deposit.

Emphasis is on meeting the individual student at his or her skill/interest level and working from there. 

The cost varies by class (please see individual classes for cost) which includes tuition, room, board, glaze materials, and firing.  Students buy clay from the school at our cost.  If you wish to bring your own clay, please inquire about appropriate types. 
TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE, WE ASK FOR A DEPOSIT PAYABLE ON-LINE OR SENT IN ADVANCE TO:
TUSCARORA POTTERY SCHOOL
PO BOX 33
TUSCARORA, NV  89834
If you need to cancel, it must be done 3 weeks prior to the start of each class, with a $25.00 cancellation fee.